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Kiira Korpi back on ice, this time trying not to spin

Photo Aamulehti / Jukka Töyli

Kiira took part on a slippery surface driving course on Sunday. Aamulehti was there reporting:

Kiira Korpi left spins to competitions

Figure skater and a slippery surface are usually a good combination, but Kiira Korpi decided to make an exception on Sunday. Winter storm had brought an awful driving weather to Pirkanmaa on the night before Sunday.

Instead of skates this time the tool was a car. Sponsor had invited Korpi to practice car handling on training track in Nokia.

– It has been interesting, useful and also fun, told Korpi after the first driving lesson.

Korpi, who has had her driver’s license for almost two years now, admitted that even a days course gave a lot of tips on car handling.

– You have to dare to push the brake with force, and calm but determined steering movements work best on slippery surfaces, recalled Korpi what she had learned during the day.

Watch a short video of Kiira sliding but not spinning (Youtube)

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